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Bryan Winkelman

  1. 1. Bryan Winkelman Product Development Professional Skilled Product Development Professional with 15+ years experience delivering quality products through solid engineering
  2. 2. Welcome to my Visual Resume
  3. 3. Where I live… I live five miles east of Rochester in Walworth, NY
  4. 4. Summary Notables <ul><li>Over the years I have had the opportunity to flourish in many areas of Engineering, from Test Engineer to Design Engineer to Lead Engineer to World-Wide Product Integration Engineer/Manager. In doing so I have learned to multi-task, communicate clearly and delegate effectively. </li></ul><ul><li>Each position presented its own unique challenges and opportunities, which I overcame and excelled at by utilizing my enthusiasm and willingness to learn. </li></ul><ul><li>15 years in Product Development </li></ul><ul><li>15 years of Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>15 years of Customer Relations and Problem Resolution </li></ul><ul><li>12 years of Product Testing </li></ul><ul><li>12 years of Configuration, Change & Risk Management </li></ul><ul><li>My interests are in being a member of an Electronics/Technology Team where I can utilize what I have learned over the years to produce an award-winning product that will result in 100% customer satisfaction. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Resume <ul><li>Xerox Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 2006 – Feb 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Position: World-Wide Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibilities: </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Partner Functionality </li></ul><ul><li>World-Wide Marketing & Sales Team interface </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration of Products to Customers </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Show Management </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled validation work with partners </li></ul><ul><li>Managed problem resolution world-wide </li></ul><ul><li>Consultant for feeding & finishing devices </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hands-on” testing and repairing of equipment </li></ul><ul><li>RESULTS: Delivered a robust solution to customers in the high-end market of digital printing </li></ul>Xerox Printers Xerox Partners
  6. 6. The Resume <ul><li>Xerox Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>May 2003 – Jan 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Position: Project Manager/Design Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibilities: </li></ul><ul><li>Design Manager for a 1200 part electro-mechanical finishing sub-system </li></ul><ul><li>Managed sub-system from concept selection through manufacturing release </li></ul><ul><li>Managed migration of entire sub-system to RoHS compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for functionality with regards to specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure sub-system was “Designed for Manufacturability” ready </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinated and performed testing by utilizing Six Sigma tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pugh Concept Selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FMEA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DOE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robust Design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RESULTS: Delivered an on-time, robust and 12% under budget sub-system </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Resume <ul><li>Xerox Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Feb 2000 – May 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Position: Project Manager/Design Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibilities: </li></ul><ul><li>Design Manager for output tray sub-system of finishing device </li></ul><ul><li>Developed novel solution to staple large format papers without growing footprint of copier </li></ul><ul><li>Utilized Six Sigma tools to determine optimal design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pugh Concept Selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DOE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robust Design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The #1 requirement was to transfer between 1 and 2000 sheets of paper, sizes 5.5’x8.5’ to 11”x17”, </li></ul><ul><li>22mm & 51mm in 325ms. This had to be done without disturbing the stack and maintaining registration specifications. </li></ul><ul><li>RESULTS: Delivered a solution that met all specs and enabled sales to a new market segment </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Resume <ul><li>Xerox Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Sept 1998 – Feb 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Position: Project Manager/Principal Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibilities: </li></ul><ul><li>Interfaced directly with the strategic partner’s Engineers and Design Staff to optimize the stapler </li></ul><ul><li>Championed brainstorming sessions, design reviews, problem resolution meetings and “hands-on” workshops nationally and internationally </li></ul><ul><li>Worked with the stapler vendor’s partners’ to understand root cause of failures </li></ul><ul><li>Performed rigorous testing to insure product functionality </li></ul>RESULTS: Achieved a reduction in field problems from 70% to <2%
  9. 9. The Resume <ul><li>Xerox Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 1995 – Sept 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Position: Project Manager/Design Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibilities: </li></ul><ul><li>Design Manager for a 117 part Finishing Device </li></ul><ul><li>Managed Global problem resolution </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated a five person team to exceed delivery and quality targets </li></ul><ul><li>Started up production line in the USA before transferring it to Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Trained staff in Brazil on cost effective way to assemble and test the finisher </li></ul><ul><li>Trained staff in Japan on results-orientated and cost effective testing procedures </li></ul>RESULTS: 1) Delivered on-time design and reliability enhancements which resulted in a 5X improvement in life expectancy. 2) Product build life was expected to be 50,000, but yielded in excess of 400,000.
  10. 10. Education <ul><li>MS – Product Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minor – Technical MBA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BS – Electrical Engineering Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minor – Analog Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AAS – Electrical Engineering Technology </li></ul><ul><li>AAS – Industrial Engineering Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership & Management </li></ul><ul><li>Design for Six Sigma </li></ul><ul><li>Robust Design </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Design </li></ul>
  11. 11. Skills <ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MS Office/Project/PowerPoint/Visio/Front Page, Windows XP and Server, LabView, Part Management Software (ie. ePIM, Clarity CA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High Speed Oscilloscopes, Voltmeters, High Speed Cameras, Electro-Mechanical timing instruments, force gauges, Drill Press and other various lab equipment, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practical Engineering Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong Hands-on abilities, Understands how things function and why they break, ability to fix most anything and the “smarts” to know when to ask for help. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Hobbies <ul><li>Karate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 th Degree Black Belt in Isshin Ryu Karate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Belt in Kyusho-Jitsu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My website </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Golf </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking </li></ul><ul><li>Taking anything apart and seeing how it works </li></ul><ul><li>Fixing anything broken </li></ul><ul><li>Restoring old cars </li></ul>
  13. 13. Strengths Determined Qualified Communicative Prepared Innovative Goal-Orientated Team Player Knowledgeable Creative Inquisitive Flexible Thorough Results-Orientated Productive Professional Project Management Organized
  14. 14. Don’t take my word for it “ Bryan is very dedicated and does what it takes to get the job done. He was very knowledgeable about his area of expertise provided terrific support to my team.” March 18, 2009 Tracy Yelencsics , Vice President, Marketing Communications, Xerox Corporation - Managed Bryan indirectly at Xerox Corporation “ Bryan is a customer focused manager who works collaboratively to build customer solutions. He is proactive in managing the work to make sure the end result is complete and what the customer needs. He supports the people in the group and stays focused on the end result at the same time.” March 18, 2009 Barb Anselm, VP Customer Engagement, Xerox - Managed Bryan indirectly at Xerox Corporation “ I have worked with Bryan for several years as he was a World Wide Systems Integration Manager for my products and I am honored to endorse him as a true professional. Bryan pays great attention to detail and is extremely well versed in printing and finishing technology. He is very good in front of customers - as his listening skills are one of his greatest assets. Bryan is creative and always goes above and beyond his call to duty to ensure that his customers are satisfied. Bryan is a great problem solver and possesses great business sense. He would make a valued asset to any organization.” March 24, 2009 John Santoli, Product Marketing Manager, Xerox Corp. - worked with Bryan at Xerox Corporation “ Bryan is a manager who not only has extensive technical knowledge and expertise, but also knows how to value his people and foster positive working relationships. Bryan understands that valued and motivated people drive business results, and effective relationships provide a strategic advantage along with generating superior customer value. It was a privilege to work with Brian at Xerox and I highly recommend him!” March 18, 2009 Timothy Blaakman , Technical Support Specialist/Marketing Support, Xerox - Reported to Bryan at Xerox Corporation “ Bryan is highly motivated and customer focused. He brings a diverse skill set that is invaluable when working with collaborative teams on large projects. He is well respected by others, reliable and works well with customer to achieve positive results.” March 19, 2009 Dale Allen , WW Product Manager, Production Systems Group, Xerox Corporation - managed Bryan indirectly at Xerox Corporation
  15. 15. Places I’ve Done Business <ul><li>USA – Project Manager with full product life-cycle responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Japan – Taught how to repair the device and run a cost-effective test lab </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil – Training for Problem Resolution, Manufacturing line start-up </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden – Championed Brainstorming/Design Review sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Canada – Engineering and Design support </li></ul><ul><li>England – Taught how to repair the device and run a cost-effective test lab </li></ul>Brazil Japan Canada Sweden England USA
  16. 16. Contact Information <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul> 1-315-986-1745